20 11, 2020

Small business. A Climate Force!

By |2020-12-24T13:04:04+11:00November 20th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Small business. A Climate Force!

Here’s an interesting fact – you don’t have to be a big business to make a big difference. You can be a small business, even a tiny one, and still make a significant positive contribution to the environment. We already know that small businesses are vital for local economies, that they keep money in the community and support local interests in myriad different ways. They also provide opportunities for entrepreneurs, [...]

6 04, 2020

Friends of Fifteen Trees (2019) Report.

By |2020-05-19T14:15:00+10:00April 6th, 2020|Blog, Fifteen Trees|6 Comments

The average Australian lifestyle uses 15,000kg of carbon per year. If that sounds like a lot, it is. A tree collects and stores 268kg over its lifetime. This means, every year we need to plant 58 trees to bring our individual carbon consumption down to zero. A little tricky for most of us to do in our own backyards, which is where Fifteen Trees comes in. Last year,  we set [...]

4 11, 2019

Never doubt …

By |2019-11-06T14:00:36+11:00November 4th, 2019|Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Never doubt …

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead | American cultural anthropologist and author   We have so many individuals to thank here. People who collectively have helped us plant 840 trees at a site that is near and dear to our hearts, Westgate Park. Volunteers planted out the native trees (shrubs and grasses) [...]

4 08, 2018

Trees for Earth Day on National Tree Day.

By |2018-08-05T20:27:02+10:00August 4th, 2018|Tree Plantings in Victoria|2 Comments

Earth Day is a global event held annually on April 22nd. Across the world, people celebrate our beautiful Earth. Indeed, it is probably the world's largest environmental movement. Here in Australia, many of us went outside to walk, swim and just take a moment to show our gratitude. To be part of the movement, Fifteen Trees campaigned via social media to raise money to purchase trees for Earth Day. Many [...]

10 07, 2017

Sonja Meyer is eco-cool!

By |2017-12-15T10:42:15+11:00July 10th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Sonja Meyer is eco-cool!

Sonja Meyer is a 'socially RESPONSIBLE and environmentally conscious GRAPHIC and visual designer' who also happens to love buying TREES to help keep her carbon footprint small.     To achieve her eco goals, Sonja includes these aspects into her work: Improving quality of life for everyone, including the other 99% Respect and care for the community Conservation of Earth’s vitality and diversity Minimising practices that deplete non-renewable resources Changing personal attitudes about [...]

24 11, 2013

Rillassante Uliveto, Koroit Vic.

By |2017-12-15T10:43:06+11:00November 24th, 2013|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Rillassante Uliveto, Koroit Vic.

Dear Colleen, Thank you for the opportunity to receive some trees (120) through your Fifteen Trees program. My wife and son helped to put the seedlings into the ground. We selected native trees from our local nursery (Codrington) to encourage the native animals onto our property. We planted Sugar Gums, Blackwoods  and Flowering Eucalyptus.  Chris Alsop, Rillassante Uliveto, Koroit. One small Blackwood seedling. Chris planted the trees in [...]

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